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Orson | No Tomorrow

‘Just look at me, silly me,
I’m as happy as could be,
I got a girl who thinks I rock.
And tomorrow there’s no school,

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Barnes and Musgrave Families of Wayne County, North Carolina

When I started researching my husband’s Barnes line, I knew they had Wayne County, North Carolina roots. My husband’s father and his Aunt Helen had told me that their father, Ernest Barnes, had been born in the Goldsboro area in 1885, and that the family had lived in Grantham Township. 504 more words


Near Disaster

January 24, 1961: A B-52 Stratofortress crashes. The plane was based out of Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in Goldsboro, North Carolina, USA. It was on a 24-hour… 616 more words


African American Music Trails of Eastern North Carolina

We just received  two copies  of  the book,  African American Music Trails of Eastern North Carolina by Sarah Bryan and Beverly Patterson.   It is an essential guide-book to one of America’s most important cradles of African-American music, and the city of Wilson has had a large role in its genesis. 599 more words

The House on Lee Street ..... Goldsboro, NC

      Granny & Granddaddy Ginn were the only grandparents I knew.  They lived in a three-bedroom brick house Uncle Cleveland helped them build the year I was born.  214 more words

Family Stories

Uncle Cleve & Mother's Day

            In the spring of 1971, after I’d graduated from UNC and begun work at my first real job, I’d gone home to Rosewood the first weekend in May.   726 more words

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